Definition of Tile roof
1. Noun. A roof made of fired clay tiles.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Tile Roof
tile roof (current term)
Literary usage of Tile roof
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Barbizon Days: Millet, Corot, Rousseau, Barye by Charles Sprague Smith (1902)
"Rousseau, delighted by his unexpected good fortune, loved to gather his comrades about his long poplar table in the loft atelier under the tile roof. ..."
2. Architecture and Urbanization in Colonial Chiapas, Mexico by Sidney David Markman (1984)
"Ruins of convento abutting on north side of church showing vestiges of barrel vault in first story and pitched wood and tile roof over second. ..."
3. The Architects' and Builders' Handbook: Data for Architects, Structural by Frank Eugene Kidder (1921)
"Whether ur Ea tile roof is as durable and satisfactory as one of Xo. i slate ii a ... A tile roof ..."
4. The Architects' and Builders' Pocket-book: A Handbook for Architects by Frank Eugene Kidder, Thomas Nolan (1915)
"A tile roof, certainly more attractive than a slate roof, and it is generally held are many roofing-tiles on the market which if properly laid prove is ..."
5. A Practical Treatise on the Manufacture of Brick, Tiles and Terra-cotta by Charles Thomas Davis (1895)
"A great advantage for the tile roof is that it is a non-conductor, and, ... The rain-water collected from a tile roof is much purer and cleaner than from ..."